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Jan Mol

Royal Academy of Engineering Fellowship

Dr Jan Mol has been awarded a 5 year Royal Academy of Engineering Fellowship to develop graphene-based single-molecule DNA sequencing techniques for the identification of infectious agents, detection of drug resistance and to enable cheap portable gene sequencing devices. 

Prof Bhaskaran and Prof Smith
Recognition of Distinction Awards

Under the university’s recent recognition of distinction exercise, Harish Bhaskaran has been awarded full title of Professor of Applied Nanomaterials and Jason Smith has been awarded full title of Professor of Photonic Materials and Devices.

Angus Kirkland

European microscopy award and RMS award

Professor Angus Kirkland has been awarded the quadrennial European Microscopy Award for Materials Sciences for his work on instrument and methodology research and development. Professor Kirkland has also been awarded the Royal Microscopical Society Alan Agar Medal for Electron Microscopy 2016.